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Title: Gold Panning Championships in Boston Bar
Post by: Top Cat on August 09, 2019, 06:23:15 AM


The 2019 Fraser River Gold Panning Championships
August 15th - 18th.

FREE!! Gold Panning for all, August 15th & 16th. Gold panning on the Fraser River in Yale from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. All you bring is your boots!

* directions if coming from Hope: turn right at the museum in Yale, then drive two blocks to Front Street, turning left. Parking is 400 yards ahead on the right hand side.
Then look below - you can't miss us!

Most events are held at Anderson Creek Campground in Boston Bar. Contact Dan from Anderson Creek Campground for campsite information and reservations - 604-867-9089

August 17th - "Free" metal detecting for kids, 7:30 p.m. All money & 1oz copper bars found by the kids, they get to keep! *kids must bring their own metal detector.

August 17th & 18th - Fraser River Gold Panning Championships - Anderson Creek Campground, Boston Bar.
Starts at 9:30 a.m. - you may register for any event starting on August 18th.

August 18th - Competition Finals. Beautiful prizes for winners.

Gold Fever will be had by all!!!
Event Schedule
Saturday August 17th   Sunday August 18th
Opening Ceremonies 9:30 a.m.
Children 10:00 a.m.
Mini Miner 10:20 a.m.
Child plus teen. 10:40 a.m.
Pro - qualifying heat. 11:00 a.m.
Adults 11:20 a.m.
3 person fun team. 12:00 noon

Lunch 12:30 p.m.1:30

Blindfold. 1:30 p.m.
Teens 2:00 p.m.
Hand & Hand. 2:30 p.m.
Anything but a gold pan 3:00 p.m.
Open (any pan). 3:30 p.m.
Salmon Buffet Dinner 6:00 p.m.
Metal detecting 7:30 adults
Metal detecting 8:30 children   Team metal detecting 9:30 a.m.
Children Finals 10:00 a.m.
Grudge Match. 10:30 a.m.
Adult Finals. 11:00 a.m.
Mini Miners 11:30 a.m.

Lunch. 12:00 p.m. 1:00

Pro Finals. 1:00 p.m.
Teen Finals. 1:30 p.m.
Flat Pan. 2:00 p.m.
Iron person. 2:30 p.m.
Special, FREE competitions for children run through out the times posted.
Please note these are all approximate times for events.
Breakfast,lunch & dinner will be served at Anderson Creek Campground at very reasonable prices.
Title: Re: Gold Panning Championships in Boston Bar
Post by: garryk50 on August 10, 2019, 08:20:52 PM
I was at Yale Friday and the water is still really high which was a surprise compared to last year.  Sounds like some fun events for sure.
Title: Re: Gold Panning Championships in Boston Bar
Post by: sunshine on August 12, 2019, 05:56:13 PM
Sounds like it would be a blast.  Wish I were there.